Bath: Sports Review: Swimming

Sanford-Springvale YMCA, Maine- Matt Lupovich swimming Men’s 100 Yard Backstroke
Sanford-Springvale YMCA, Maine- Matt Lupovich swimming Men’s 100 Yard Backstroke

Hyde Phoenix Swim Team’s First Away Meet

The Hyde Phoenix Swim Team took to the road for its first away meet of the season competing against Massabesic High School and Waynflete School. The men’s team finished with a score of 40 to 46 against Waynflete and 16 to 77 against Massabesic. The women’s team scored 20 to Waynflete’s 71 and 13 to Massabesic’s 81.

Coming back strong from three weeks of winter break, Eve Amato ’14 set her personal record in 500 Free with a time of 7:58. Jamie Lynch ’15 too beat his best time in 100 Back by 12 seconds with a time of 1:38. Other highlights include Men’s 200 Free Relay composed of Conner Champagne ’13, Nick Vrenios ’15, Gunnar Whiting ’16, and Jeans Jiaraksa ’15 who came close to winning second with a time of 2:01. Matthew Lupovich ’14 took second in 100 Back with a time of 1:19.

As Imani Hiller-Bateau ’15 put it, “Our team had a decent meet. We need to get back into shape.” The Phoenix look forward to getting in the pool again next week and to our next away meet down in Kennebunk. Go Phoenix!